|Full name||Swansea City Association Football Club Under-23s|
(as Swansea Town Reserves)
|Ground||Landore Youth Academy|
|League||Professional Development League|
|2019–20||Premier League 2 Division 2, 8th of 12|
Swansea City Association Football Club Under-23s is the most senior team of Swansea City's youth teams and are the club's former reserve team. They compete in the Professional Development League. The Under-23s play the majority of their home fixtures at the club's Youth Academy in Landore, with occasional fixtures taking place at the Liberty Stadium.
The Under-23 team is effectively Swansea City's second-string side, but is limited to three outfield players and one goalkeeper over the age of 23 per game following the introduction of new regulations from the 2016–17 season.
Jon Grey is the interim coach for the Under-23s.
As of July 2021.Players listed in bold have made an appearance for the first team in a competitive fixture.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Professional Development League 1 Division 2
Professional Development League 2
Premier League Cup
Prior to the 2012–13 season, Swansea City's second-string side were a reserve team who had mainly appeared in the Welsh Football League and the English Football Combination.The Reserves also had some short stints in the Western League (1919–21) and the Southern League (1921–25). Following Swansea City's promotion to the Premier League in 2011, Swansea's reserve team were invited to play in the 2011-12 Premier Reserve League. They finished 7th in what would turn out to be their last season as a 'reserve team'.
The historical venue for Swansea City's reserve matches was the Vetch Field. Following the Vetch Field's closure at the end of the 2004/05 season, Swansea City's second string have played at numerous temporary homes. This has included St. Helen's Rugby and Cricket Ground (2005/06), Port Talbot Town F.C.'s Victoria Road (Port Talbot) (2006–09, 2010/11), The Gnoll in Neath (2009/10), Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli (2011–12). Swansea City's home venue for their first season as an Under-21 team was Llanelli A.F.C.'s Stebonheath Park.
|Season||Combination||Welsh League||Southern League||Western League||Premier Reserve League||Professional Development League|
|1912/13||1 / 12Division 1)|
|1913/14||2 / 10(Division 1)|
|1914/15||5 / 9(Division 1)|
|1915–1919||World War 1|
|1919/20||4 / 16(Division 1)||2 / 10(Division 1)|
|1920/21||3 / 22(Division 1)||4 / 16(Division 1)|
|1921/22||10 / 21(Division 1)||6 / 9(Welsh Section)|
|1922/23||2 / 21(Division 1)||3 / 11(Welsh Section)|
|1923/24||2 / 16(Division 1)||6 / 18(Western Division)|
|1924/25||1 / 17(Division 1)||1 / 20(Western Division)|
|1925/26||1 / 15(Division 1)|
|1926/27||7 / 22(London Combination)||2 / 13(Division 1)|
|1927/28||14 / 22(London Combination)||5 / 13(Division 1)|
|1928/29||16 / 22(London Combination)||4 / 11(Division 1)|
|1929/30||5 / 22(London Combination)||3 / 11(Division 1)|
|1930/31||16 / 22(London Combination Div 1)||4 / 11(Division 1)|
|1931/32||20 / 22(London Combination Div 1)||3 / 11(Division 1)|
|1932/33||5 / 24(London Combination Div 1)||2 / 12(Division 1)|
|1933/34||16 / 24(London Combination)||1 / 13(Division 1)|
|1934/35||13 / 24(London Combination)||1 / 13(Division 1)|
|1935/36||6 / 24(London Combination)||1 / 17(Division 1)|
|1936/37||20 / 24(London Combination)||3 / 17(Division 1)|
|1937/38||18 / 24(London Combination)||3 / 17(Division 1)|
|1938/39||15 / 24(London Combination)||6 / 17(Division 1)|
|1939–1945||World War 2|
|1945/46||No competition||7 / 19(Division 1)|
|1946/47||8 / 16(Section B)||14 / 20(Division 1)|
|1947/48||11 / 16(Section B)||14 / 20(Division 1)|
|1948/49||3 / 16(Section A)||11 / 19(Division 1)|
|1949/50||5 / 16(Section A)||9 / 20(Division 1)|
|1950/51||3 / 16(Section A)||11 / 20(Division 1)|
|1951/52||11 / 16(Section A)||13 / 19(Division 1)|
|1952/53||5 / 16(Division 2)||3 / 20(Division 1)|
|1953/54||9 / 16(Division 2)||8 / 20(Division 1)|
|1954/55||1 / 16(Division 2)||11 / 20(Division 1)|
|1955/56||23 / 32(Combination)||10 / 20(Division 1)|
|1956/57||30 / 32(Combination)||12 / 20(Division 1)|
|1957/58||18 / 32(Combination)||6 / 20(Division 1)|
|1958/59||14 / 18(Division 1)||3 / 19(Division 1)|
|1959/60||16 / 18(Division 1)||5 / 20(Division 1)|
|1960/61||1 / 20(Division 2)||7 / 20(Division 1)|
|1961/62||Did not enter||1 / 20(Division 1)|
|1962/63||Did not enter||1 / 20(Division 1)|
|1963/64||Did not enter||1 / 18(Division 1)|
|1964/65||Did not enter||1 / 16(Premier Division)|
|1965/66||Did not enter||3 / 16(Premier Division)|
|1966/67||13 / 13(Division 2)||4 / 16(Premier Division)|
|1967/68||5 / 11(Division 2)||4 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1968/69||21 / 26(Combination)||8 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1969/70||11 / 26(Combination)||5 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1970/71||3 / 22(Combination)||11 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1971/72||15 / 21(Combination)||12 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1972/73||18 / 21(Combination)||11 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1973/74||20 / 22(Combination)||12 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1974/75||Withdrew after starting||11 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1975/76||Did not enter||1 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1976/77||Did not enter||8 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1977/78||Did not enter||10 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1978/79||Did not enter||6 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1979/80||Did not enter||5 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1980/81||Did not enter||7 / 18(Premier Division)|
|1981/82||Did not enter|
|1982/83||Did not enter|
|1983/84||16 / 22(Combination)|
|1984/85||14 / 22(Combination)|
|1985/86||22 / 22(Combination)|
|1986/87||Did not enter|
|1987/88||Did not enter|
|1988/89||Did not enter|
|1989/90||Did not enter|
|1990/91||Did not enter|
|1991/92||Did not enter|
|1992/93||2 / 10(Division 2)|
|1993/94||3 / 10(Division 2)|
|1994/95||1 / 11(Division 2)|
|1995/96||2 / 9(Division 2)|
|1996/97||13 / 23(Combination)|
|1997/98||Did not enter|
|1998/99||Did not enter|
|1999/00||4 / 5(Division 2)|
|2000/01||Did not enter|
|2001/02||Did not enter|
|2002/03||Did not enter|
|2003/04||7 / 10(Wales & West Division)|
|2004/05||8 / 9(Wales & West Division)|
|2005/06||9 / 9(Wales & West Division)|
|2006/07||9 / 10(Wales & West Division)|
|2007/08||6 / 10(Wales & West Division)|
|2008/09||6 / 10(Wales & West Division)|
|2009/10||2 / 10(Wales & West Division)|
|2010/11||2 / 7(Wales & West Division|
|2011/12||7 / 8 (South)|
|2012/13||8 / 11 (League 2 South)|
|2013/14||8 / 10 (League 2 South)|
|2014/15||2 / 10 (League 2 South)|
|2015/16||3 / 12 (U21 Premier League Division 2)|
|2016/17||1 / 12 (Premier League 2 Division 2)|
|2017/18||4 / 12 (Premier League 1 Division 1)|
|2018/19||12 / 12 (Premier League 1 Division 1)|
|2019/20||8 / 12 (Premier League 2 Division 2)|
Swansea City Academy is the youth development system of Premier League team Swansea City. It fields an under-18s team in the South Division of the Professional Development League 1 and the FA Youth Cup. The academy also fields an under-19s team in the FAW Welsh Youth Cup.
The team train and play matches at the Youth Academy in Landore, Swansea and at the senior side's training base in Fairwood, Swansea.
As of July 2021.Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
FAW Welsh Youth Cup
The following players have all progressed through the youth academy at Swansea City and have either made at least one appearance for the first team in professional competition, have gone on to play professionally or have represented their national team. Players in bold are still contracted to the club.
|Player||DOB||Position||Professional Debut||Appearances||Goals||Current club|
|Cameron Evans||23 February 2001||Defender||9 January 2021 (FA Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City|
|Oliver Cooper||14 December 1999||Midfielder||9 January 2021 (FA Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City|
|Player||DOB||Position||Professional Debut||Appearances||Goals||Current club|
|Tivonge Rushesha||24 July 2002||Defender||28 August 2019 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City|
|Jack Evans||25 April 1998||Midfielder||28 August 2019 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||0||0||Newport County|
|Jordon Garrick||15 July 1998||Forward||13 August 2019 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City|
|Kees de Boer||13 May 2000||Midfielder||13 August 2019 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||0||0||ADO Den Haag|
|Ben Cabango||30 May 2000||Defender||13 August 2019 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City and Wales International|
|Aaron Lewis||26 June 1998||Defender||13 August 2019 (EFL Cup with Lincoln City)||0||0||Lincoln City|
|Lewis Thomas||20 September 1997||Goalkeeper||3 August 2019 (League Two with Forest Green Rovers)||0||0||Forest Green Rovers|
|Liam Cullen||23 April 1999||Forward||28 August 2018 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City|
|Brandon Cooper||14 January 2000||Defender||28 August 2018 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City|
|Adnan Marić||17 February 1997||Midfielder||6 February 2018 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||0||0||BK Häcken|
|Daniel James||10 November 1997||Winger||6 February 2018 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||39||6||Manchester United and Wales International|
|Joe Rodon||22 October 1997||Defender||3 February 2018 (League Two with Cheltenham Town)||52||0||Tottenham Hotspur and Wales International|
|Keston Davies||2 October 1996||Defender||5 August 2017 (League Two with Yeovil Town)||0||0||The New Saints|
|Alex Gogić||13 April 1994||Defender||11 March 2017 (Scottish Premiership with Hamilton Academical)||0||0||Hibernian and Cyprus International|
|Owain Jones||1 October 1996||Striker||4 February 2017 (League Two with Yeovil Town)||0||0||Merthyr Town|
|Kyle Copp||1 November 1996||Midfielder||30 August 2016 (EFL Trophy with Yeovil Town)||0||0||Atarfe Industrial|
|Alex Samuel||20 September 1995||Striker||5 September 2015 (Scottish Championship with Morton)||0||0||Wycombe Wanderers|
|Connor Roberts||23 September 1995||Defender||8 August 2015 (League Two with Yeovil Town)||Ongoing||Ongoing||Swansea City and Wales International|
|Kenji Gorre||29 September 1994||Midfielder||24 May 2015 (Premier League with Swansea City)||1||0||Nacional|
|Liam Shephard||22 November 1994||Defender||20 January 2015 (League One with Yeovil Town)||0||0||Newport County|
|Scott Tancock||29 December 1993||Defender||27 September 2014 (League Two with Newport County)||0||0||Haverfordwest County|
|Dan Hanford||6 March 1991||Goalkeeper||27 September 2014 (League Two with Carlisle United)||0||0||Southport|
|Alex Bray||25 July 1995||Winger||6 September 2014 (League Two with Plymouth Argyle)||0||0||Hereford|
|Connor Peters||21 June 1996||Defender||3 September 2014 (2014 Caribbean Cup qualification with Antigua and Barbuda)||0||0||Antigua and Barbuda International|
|Josh Sheehan||30 March 1995||Midfielder||26 August 2014 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||0||0||Newport County and Wales International|
|James Loveridge||16 May 1994||Forward||22 March 2014 (League One with Milton Keynes Dons)||0||0||Llanelli Town|
|Gwion Edwards||1 March 1993||Winger||2 February 2013 (Scottish Premier League with St Johnstone)||0||0||Ipswich Town|
|Emyr Huws||30 September 1993||Midfielder||13 October 2012 (League Two with Northampton Town)||0||0||Ipswich Town and Wales International|
|Ben Davies||24 April 1993||Defender||25 August 2012 (Premier League with Swansea City)||85||3||Tottenham Hotspur and Wales International|
|Jack King||20 August 1985||Midfielder||18 August 2012 (League One with Preston North End)||0||0||Retired|
|Tom John||22 March 1995||Midfielder||23 August 2011 (EFL Cup with Hereford United)||0||0||Retired|
|Lee Lucas||10 June 1992||Midfielder||7 May 2011 (Championship with Swansea City)||1||0||Merthyr Town|
|Daniel Alfei||23 February 1992||Defender||8 January 2011 (FA Cup with Swansea City)||3||0||Llanelli Town|
|Joe Walsh||13 May 1992||Defender||10 August 2010 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||2||0||Lincoln City|
|Player||DOB||Position||Professional Debut||Appearances||Goals||Current club|
|David Cornell||28 March 1991||Goalkeeper||25 August 2009 (EFL Cup with Swansea City)||0||0||Ipswich Town|
|Jazz Richards||12 April 1991||Defender||15 August 2009 (vs Middlesbrough)||51||0||Wales International|
|Casey Thomas||12 April 1990||Forward||15 August 2009 (vs Middlesbrough)||2||0||Free Agent|
|Kerry Morgan||31 October 1988||Winger||11 August 2009 (vs Brighton & Hove Albion)||6||0||Cirencester Town|
|Marley Watkins||17 October 1990||Winger||8 August 2008 (League One with Cheltenham Town)||0||0||Bristol City and Wales International|
|Kyle Letheren||26 December 1987||Goalkeeper||5 January 2008 (FA Cup with Barnsley)||0||0||Chesterfield|
|Joe Allen||14 March 1990||Midfielder||5 May 2007 (vs Blackpool)||150||7||Stoke City and Wales International|
|Chris Jones||12 September 1989||Forward||17 October 2006 (vs Walsall)||7||0||Llanelli Town|
|Chad Bond||20 April 1987||Forward||22 November 2005 (vs Rushden & Diamonds)||3||0||Free Agent|
|Shaun MacDonald||17 June 1988||Midfielder||23 August 2004 (vs Reading)||40||2||Rotherham United and Wales International|
|Jamie Rewbury||15 February 1986||Defender||10 April 2004 (vs Lincoln City)||2||0||Free Agent|
|Mark Pritchard||23 November 1985||Forward||21 October 2003 (vs Cambridge United)||7||1||Free Agent|
|Antonio Corbisiero||17 November 1984||Midfielder||30 August 2003 (vs Mansfield Town)||5||0||Free Agent|
|Stuart Jones||14 March 1984||Defender||22 October 2002 (vs Stevenage Borough)||38||0||Bala Town|
|Craig Draper||4 December 1982||Midfielder||9 October 2001 (vs Rochdale)||2||0||Retired|
|Richard Duffy||30 August 1985||Defender||8 December 2001 (vs Macclesfield Town)||29||1||Retired Wales International|
|Chris Todd||22 August 1981||Defender||10 March 2001 (vs Northampton Town)||46||4||Retired|
|Alex Davies||2 November 1982||Goalkeeper||10 March 2001 (vs Bury)||1||0||Retired|
|Carl Mounty||11 December 1981||Goalkeeper||14 February 2001 (vs Brentford)||1||0||Retired|
|Bari Morgan||13 August 1980||Midfielder||9 September 2000 (vs Brentford)||5||0||Retired|
|Michael Keegan||12 May 1981||Midfielder||22 August 2000 (vs West Bromwich Albion)||11||0||Retired|
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